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Katsuo Hocho Type Japanese Kitchen Knife Definition

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Katsuo Hocho ( かつお包丁)
- Thick, angular tipped knife for cutting Katsuo (skipjack) and the like. It's a double grind knife, and the angled cutting edge on the front is for sliding down the back to remove the tough dorsal fins. It's thick enough to handle bones too.

Characteristics

  • Typically a Double Grind knife.
  • Common Blade Length - 240-270mm(9.45-10.63")
  • Blade Length Range - 210-300mm(8.27-11.81")


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